December 11, 2012

Group sues FDA over food animal antibiotics data

The government watchdog group the Government Accountability Project (GAP) announced it has sued the FDA for withholding agency data regarding the sale of antibiotics for use in food animals. Drug companies are required to report basic information about antibiotic sales to the FDA under the Animal Drug User Fee Act (ADUFA). Such information includes how much of each drug is sold; whether the drugs are formulated for use in feed, water, or by injection; and the animals for which each drug is approved.  Read More

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